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Albert is My Friend
Albert is My Friend

Albert is My Friend

Helping Children Understand Autism

Helping Children Understand Autism


30 Pages, 8.0 x 8.0

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $17.99 (US $17.99)

Publication Date: October 2017

ISBN 9781946504081

Rights: US

Amphorae Publishing Group, LLC (Oct 2017)
Goldminds Publishing

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Meet Albert. He doesn't say much, but has a lot of great ideas. Mary Louise likes Albert even though he is different from her other friends. Albert and Mary Louise want everyone to know that being different is okay. "Albert is My Friend: Helping Children to Understand Autism" is about the friendship between a young boy, Albert, who is on the autism spectrum and his friend, Mary Louise. Together they describe and explain some common autism behaviors at a child's level of understanding. This read-aloud book has engaging color pictures that will hold the attention of children and adults. This book presents a positive attitude and is a must read for family members, teachers, and community members.

Author Biography

Jan Luck holds a degree in speech pathology and audiology. She began her career working for the State of Arkansas serving clients of all ages with special needs. She worked as a speech therapist for the Mountain Home, Arkansas Public Schools, where she served children on the autism spectrum. Mrs. Luck has developed and presented continuing education seminars on the topic of autism for teachers, therapists, and parents. She has been a guest speaker in many university classes. She is a contributing author to the book Stars in her Eyes; Navigating the Maze of Childhood Autism. Mrs. Luck currently resides in Nixa, Missouri with her husband, Gary.